Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

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This dramatic landscape of sweeping coastline, green hills and sublime mountains is incredible for outdoor adventure! Discover runs, hikes and much more right here.

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Spring events in Northern Ireland

Discover the biggest outdoor events in Northern Ireland right here. Sign up to our newsletter for the latest event offers and updates!

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  • Sat 13 Apr
  • £40
Bushmills, County Antrim, UK

EnduranceLife - Giant's Causeway

This event showcases a breathtaking stretch of world-famous coastline which includes the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland's first UNESCO Heritage Site.

  • 20.4 miles trail running
  • Sat 13 Apr
  • £20-£22
Larne, County Antrim, UK

The Larne AC 10 Mile Coast Road Run

The Larne Athletics Club 10 Mile Race will take place in 2024.

  • 10 miles road running
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £13-£20
Belfast, County Antrim, UK

Monkstown Spartans Belfast Zoo 5K

Back for 2024

  • 5 km road running
  • Thu 18 Apr
  • £10-£12
Newcastle, County Down, UK

Hill and Dale Series - Tollymore

Take on the breathtaking challenge of the Hill & Dale race series, organised by Newcastle Athletics Club, and explore the iconic peaks of the Mourne Mountains on foot.

  • 8 km trail running
  • Sat 20 Apr
  • £14
Belfast, County Antrim, UK

North Belfast Harriers Afternoon of 5000s

Get involved on this exciting day at the North Belfast Harriers Afternoon of 5000s!

  • 5000 m
  • Thu 25 Apr
  • £10-£12
Newry, County Down, UK

Hill and Dale Series - Slieve Martin

Take on the breathtaking challenge of the Hill & Dale race series, organised by Newcastle Athletics Club, and explore the iconic peaks of the Mourne Mountains on foot.

  • 8 km trail running
  • Thu 2 May
  • £10-£12
Newry, County Down, UK

Hill and Dale Series - Binnian

Take on the breathtaking challenge of the Hill & Dale race series, organised by Newcastle Athletics Club, and explore the iconic peaks of the Mourne Mountains on foot.

  • 5 km trail running
  • Sun 5 May
  • £30-£140
Belfast, County Antrim, UK

Moy Park Belfast City Marathon Events

Run in Northern Ireland's vibrant historic capital...

  • Marathon 2
  • Short walk
  • Fri 10 May
  • £6.20-£16.20
Downpatrick, County Down, UK

Glasswater 5K and 1K Fun Run

The event is organised by Atlas Running and Glasswater PTA

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • Fri 10 May
  • £5-£20
Newtownards, County Down, UK

Run the Runways

Run The Runays returns for 2024.

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Sat 11 May
  • £40-£70
Carrickfergus, County Antrim, UK

Castle to Castle

This event has 3 options to choose from either a : 52.4mile Ultra Marathon a Marathon or a Half Marathon. The choice is yours!

  • Ultra run
  • Marathon
  • Half marathon
  • Sat 11 May
  • £10-£12
Newcastle, County Down, UK

Slieve Donard Race

This is a technically challenging race, good levels of fitness are required (50 min for 10k) and navigational skills,

  • 10 km fell running

Summer events in Northern Ireland

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Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Giant's Causeway Mighty Hike - where you'll take in dramatic views of N Ireland’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site to support people living with cancer.
  • Sat 22 Jun
  • £20-£25
Ballycastle, County Antrim, UK

Mighty Hikes | Giant's Causeway

Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Giant's Causeway Mighty Hike - where you'll take in dramatic views of N Ireland’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site to support people living with cancer.

  • Hike 2
  • Sat 1 Jun
  • £85
Newry, County Down, UK

Mourne Way Marathon Events | Ultra-Trail 84K

In 2009 the Mourne Way Marathon arrived onto the running calendar as the first ever mass participation off road marathon in Ireland.

  • 84 km trail running
  • Sat 1 Jun
  • £40-£42
Ballycastle, County Antrim, UK

Norn Iron 100 Half Marathon

Get involved in this spectacular Half Marathon along the famous North coast and the Giants Causeway this route follows the already waymarked Ulster Way.

  • 13.1 miles trail running
  • Sat 1 Jun
  • £65
Newry, County Down, UK

Mourne Way Marathon Events | Marathon

In 2009 the Mourne Way Marathon arrived onto the running calendar as the first ever mass participation off road marathon in Ireland.

  • 42 km trail running
  • Sat 1 Jun
  • £45
Newry, County Down, UK

Mourne Way Marathon Events | Half Marathon

In 2009 the Mourne Way Marathon arrived onto the running calendar as the first ever mass participation off road marathon in Ireland.

  • 21 km trail running
  • Sat 1 Jun
  • £27.50
Newry, County Down, UK

Mourne Way Marathon Events | 10K

In 2009 the Mourne Way Marathon arrived onto the running calendar as the first ever mass participation off road marathon in Ireland.

  • 10 km trail running
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £75-£77
Londonderry, County Antrim, UK

Norn Iron 100 Mini

Thinking of the Norn Iron 100 but not sure you are ready for the distance? Then why not try the Mini?

  • 37 miles multi terrain running
  • Wed 5 Jun
  • £3.50-£15
Craigavon, County Armagh, UK

Craigavon Lake Run

On your marks, get set, go for annual Craigavon Lakes 10k, 5k & 1k races!

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Wed 5 Jun
  • £13-£15
Magherafelt, County Tyrone, UK

Stunnerz in Runnerz

Ladies Only Stunnerz in Runnerz 2024

  • 5 km road running
  • Thu 6 Jun
  • £10-£12
Newry, County Down, UK

Hill and Dale Series - Loughshannagh

Take on the breathtaking challenge of the Hill & Dale race series, organised by Newcastle Athletics Club, and explore the iconic peaks of the Mourne Mountains on foot.

  • 8 km trail running
  • Sun 9 Jun
  • £5-£22
Belfast, County Antrim, UK

Belfast 5K and Mile

The Belfast 5km Road Race will make history as the fastest and only World Athletics Elite Label Race in Belfast.

  • Fun run 2
  • 5K run
  • Thu 13 Jun
  • £10-£12
Newcastle, County Down, UK

Hill and Dale Series - Meels

Take on the breathtaking challenge of the Hill & Dale race series, organised by Newcastle Athletics Club, and explore the iconic peaks of the Mourne Mountains on foot.

  • 7 km trail running

Autumn events in Northern Ireland

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  • Sat 14 Sep
  • £27.50-£85
Bushmills, County Antrim, UK

Causeway Coast Marathon Events

In 2010 the Causeway Coast Marathon arrived onto the running calendar as the second ever mass participation off road marathon in Ireland...

  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Ultra run
  • Sun 22 Sep
  • £35-£37
Belfast, County Antrim, UK

Moy Park Belfast City Half Marathon

The Moy Park Belfast City Half Marathon is the largest Half Marathon event in Northern Ireland and has seen a massive growth, selling out for 4 years in a row.

  • 13.1 miles road running
  • Sat 9 Nov
  • £30-£55
Newcastle, County Down, UK

Tollymore Trail Marathon

The Tollymore Trail Marathon Events are back on the calendar for 2024.

  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Ultra run

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